Swarms of locusts have reportedly invaded Zimbabwe’s southeast Lowveld – Malilangwe and Gonarezhou catchment area – this Tuesday.
It is unusual to have a locust invasion in Zimbabwe, let alone in the middle of winter when the savanna scrub is almost dry.
It is not yet clear where the locusts are coming from, how large are the swarms or the harm they have covered so far.
Below is a video showing swarms of locusts. It was shared on Twitter by Emmanuel Masosota: